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Private Moscow Must-See Tour
"Itinerary:Red Square and Alexander Garden Fabulous Red Square and Alexander Garden is the focal point and a traveler's fantasy stop. Definitely got to be visited during the evening when it is incredibly lit up! See Kazan Church Historical Museum burial at the Kremlin Wall Mausoleum Senate tower Senate Spasskaya Tower
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Private Moscow City Tour with Red Square and Kremlin
"The smell of history is in the air! When you think about Russia there is no way Red Square and Kremlin won't pop up. The stories about Moscow are as limitless as your desire to explore. On this tour you'll explore the heart of Moscow in depth. known for its architect Postnik Yakovlev who was blinded by Ivan the Terrible in order to prevent him to duplicate this kind of beauty Lobnoye Mesto (or ""Place of the Skulls"") where big and sometimes terrible events took place Kremlin Tour The Ivan the Great Bell To which started as a royal arsenal in 1508 and nowadays consists of 9 halls with a unique collections of the Russian European and Eastern weapons jewelry and household articles of the tsars belonging to the period from the 5th to the 20th centuries. Learn a ton of fun facts on this private tour with your friendly local guide:Red Square is a result of large fire in fiftee however it was really rare because it was considered sacred and made for royal decrees The Tsar Cannon was never actually used in any war conflicts For about 100 years the Tsar Bell was in a pit The sculptor who created the Min
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Izmaylovo Flea Market and Kremlin in Izmaylovo
"The territory of Izmaylovo accommodates up to 5 000 people in the major holidays and festivals. Great atmosphere unique architecture Russian crafts and architecture are all waiting for you here!A visit to the Izmaylovo flea market is like visiting the historical museum: endless rows of colorful items and accessories of the past two centuries dresses kerosene lamps dishes silverware
From $65.00

Kremlin - Tsar Cannon Tips (12)

Tsar Cannon

The Tsar Cannon is an interesting specimen of sixteenth - century foundry work. It was cast of bronze in 1586 by the Russian master Andrei Shchokhov. Itweighs nearly 40 tons and has a barrel 5.34 m...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Mar 13, 2015

Tsar Cannon

The Tsar Cannon is an interesting specimen of 16-th century foundry work. It was cast of bronze in 1586 by the Russian master Andrei Shchokhov. It weighs nearly 40 tons and has a barrel 5.34 m (17 ft)...
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kris-t
Jul 29, 2012

Tsar Cannon

Walking around the Kremlin buildings we came to the Czar Cannon, a huge 5 metre cannon with huge cannon balls weighing around 1,000kg each. The Czar Cannon was built in 1586, but was never fired in...
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Mikebb
Jan 05, 2011

The Tzar Cannon

The cannon is within the walls of the Moscow Kremlin next to the Tsar bell, which is similarly massive and the largest bell in the world, but it has never been rung. The cannon was last restored in...
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vichatherly
Aug 26, 2008

The Tsar Canon

The impressive bronze Tsar Cannon is one of the largest canons ever made and was cast in 1586 by the foundry man Andrei Chokhov. The canon is 5.34 meters long, weighs an impressive 40 tons and has an...
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MikeAtSea
Apr 07, 2008

Tsar Cannon

The impressive bronze Tsar Cannon is one of the largest canons ever made and was cast in 1586. The canon is 5.3 meters long, weighs 40 tons and has an incredible caliber of 890 mm. It was originally...
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aukahkay
Jul 02, 2006

Tsar Cannon

The impressive bronze Tsar Cannon is one of the largest canons ever made and was cast in 1586 by the foundry man Andrei Chokhov. The canon is 5.34 meters long, weighs an impressive 40 tons and has an...
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luiggi
Nov 20, 2004

The Tsar Cannon inside the Kremlin

This cannon is massive, and is one of the largest ever made. It weighs 40 tons, and the barrel is over 5 metres long. Its original purpose was to defend the Saviours Gate of the Kremlin, but it has...
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easyoar
Nov 07, 2004

Kremlin - Tsar Cannon

This cannon was cast in 1586 by the blacksmith Ivan Chokhov for Fyodor I. You can see Fyodor's potrait on the barrel. Though this cannon weighs around 40 tonnes, its bore walls are still too thin for...
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don_kam
Jan 10, 2004

Tsar Cannon

Inside the Kremlin you can find this huuuge cannon built in 1586 and never used.It's the largest cannon in the world, sixteen feet long, weighing 85,000 pounds. But if you think this is big, wait to...
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SirRichard
Jan 12, 2003

Tsar Cannon

Built in 1586 by gunsmith Andrey Chokhov, this cannon never fired one shot. It was built for war efforts, but the cannon balls were too heavy to be fired, it did however deter the enemy
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mvtouring
May 26, 2004

Tsar Cannon

The Tsar Cannon (1586), sister to the Tsar Bell, is over five metres long and each of its accompanying cannonballs weigh a tonne on their own.
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Canadienne
Oct 15, 2003
 
 
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Kremlin - Great Palace

The stunning, yellow-and-white Russo-Byzantine facade of the Grand Kremlin Palace stands on the crest of Borovitsky Hill in the southern part of the Kremlin complex. The palace on view today was...
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Alexander Garden

Whilst much of the Kremlin/Red Square area is designed to part us tourists with our money the Alexandrovsky Garden is a total freebie. This is one of Moscow's earliest public parks, built on the...
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Russian: Могила Неизвестного Солдата, read: Mogila Neizvestnova Soldata) is a war memorial, dedicated to the Soviet soldiers killed during WWII. It is located at the...
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Cathedral Square

The Cathedral Square is located in the Moscow Kremlin. In the square stood the Cathedral of the Dormition, the Archangel Cathedral, Faceted Chambers, Cathedral of Annunciation, Ivan the Great Bell...
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Kremlin - Annunciation Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Annunciation (Russian: Благовещенский собор, read: Blagoveschensky sobor) is a Russian Orthodox church dedicated to the Annunciation of the Theotokos. It is located on the...
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Kremlin - Church of the Deposition of the Robe

The Church of the Deposition of the Robe is another church within Kremlin. It is belief that it was build in 1484-1485 by masters from Pskov. It is a cross-building single-domed church (hood-shaped...
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